Miami-Dade Legislative Item
File Number: 032716
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File Number: 032716 File Type: Resolution Status: Adopted
Version: 0 Reference: R-1253-03 Control: County Commission
File Name: DOWNTOWN MIAMI ARTS DISTRICT Introduced: 10/2/2003
Requester: NONE Cost: Final Action: 11/4/2003
Agenda Date: 11/4/2003 Agenda Item Number: 10A1
Notes: Title: RESOLUTION RELATING TO A PROPOSED DOWNTOWN MIAMI ARTS DISTRICT, RESPECTFULLY REQUESTING THE PERFORMING ARTS CENTER TRUST, INC. TO WORK WITH THE COUNTY MANAGER'S OFFICE AND THE CITY OF MIAMI TO CONSIDER THE POSSIBILITY OF NAMING THE PROPOSED ARTS DISTRICT IN MEMORY OF CELIA CRUZ
Indexes: RENAMING OF ROADS, BUILDINGS & FACILITIES
Sponsors: Rebeca Sosa, Prime Sponsor
  Dr. Barbara Carey-Shuler, Co-Sponsor
  Jose "Pepe" Diaz, Co-Sponsor
  Dennis C. Moss, Co-Sponsor
  Katy Sorenson, Co-Sponsor
  Sen. Javier D. Souto, Co-Sponsor
Sunset Provision: No Effective Date: Expiration Date:
Registered Lobbyist: None Listed


Legislative History

Acting Body Date Agenda Item Action Sent To Due Date Returned Pass/Fail

Board of County Commissioners 11/4/2003 10A1 Adopted P

Recreation & Cultural Affairs Committee 10/15/2003 2A Forwarded to BCC with a favorable recommendation P
REPORT: Chairperson Souto, and Commissioners Moss and Sorenson requested to be listed as co-sponsors of the foregoing resolution.

County Attorney 10/2/2003 Assigned Recreation & Cultural Affairs Committee 10/15/2003

County Attorney 10/2/2003 Assigned Robert A. Ginsburg

Legislative Text


TITLE
RESOLUTION RELATING TO A PROPOSED DOWNTOWN MIAMI ARTS DISTRICT, RESPECTFULLY REQUESTING THE PERFORMING ARTS CENTER TRUST, INC. TO WORK WITH THE COUNTY MANAGER'S OFFICE AND THE CITY OF MIAMI TO CONSIDER THE POSSIBILITY OF NAMING THE PROPOSED ARTS DISTRICT IN MEMORY OF CELIA CRUZ

BODY
WHEREAS, the Performing Art Center Trust, Inc. as part of its Urban Vision Planning process, is working with the City of Miami on the designation of a downtown Arts District which would encompass the Performing Arts Center facility; and
WHEREAS, Celia Cruz, a legendary performer of salsa and mambo, known as the Queen of Salsa, recently passed on after a career spanning 6 decades; and
WHEREAS, Celia Cruz left Cuba in 1960 to live and perform in the United States and became world renowned; and
WHEREAS, Celia Cruz treated Miami like a second home and directed that her memorial be held here; and
WHEREAS, Celia Cruz represented 3 minorities in our nation (Woman, Black and Hispanic); and
WHEREAS, this Board finds that it is fitting and appropriate to honor the memory of such a great woman and great performer,
NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED BY THE BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS OF MIAMI-DADE COUNTY, FLORIDA, that this Board respectfully requests the Performing Arts Center Trust, Inc. to consider naming the Arts District in memory of Celia Cruz.



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